Journal of Wound Care
The only monthly, international, Medline-listed, impact factor, wound care journal
The hard-to-heal (chronic) wound condition, now believed to be inextricably linked to the presence of microbial biofilm, has posed challenges in translating scientific understanding to clinical practice in recent decades.
A wound offers an ideal environment for the growth and proliferation of a variety of microorganisms which, in some cases, may lead to localised or even systemic infections that can be catastrophic for the patient; the development of biofilms exacerbates these infections.
Correctly identifying and managing stomal and peristomal complications are key to assisting individuals with an ostomy when they are facing challenges with self-care.
Surgical wound care preferences and priorities from the perspectives of patients: a qualitative analysis
To explore patients' priorities and preferences for optimal care of their acute or hard-to-heal surgical wound(s).
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JWC is essential reading for wound-care professionals who are serious about providing the best possible support for the people in their care, and those who want to keep on top of the latest research.
Featured publications and supplements
From JWC sister publications, to international supplements, consensus documents and more
Medical education projects
We co-ordinate and develop all types of scientific content, including clinical evaluations, case-study series, consensus documents, webinars podcasts and more.
Live and on-demand wound-care webinars
Watch our latest webinars on-demand and join in the conversation on the latest wound-care topics
Wounds Week gives a chance for the wound care community to come together, engaging in key education free of charge.
The JWC Awards 2023
The JWC Awards recognise innovation and excellence in research and practice. As part of the JWC Conference 2023, the JWC Awards will return to London on the 24th February 2023.
Unmissable wound-care events
Top wound care events to mark your calendar, including the JWC National Wound Care Conference and Lymphoedema Conference.
The 16th National Wound Care Conference will bring together the leading voices in tissue viability and wound care to discuss the key management, clinical and professional issues.
The conferences will bring together the leading specialists in the discipline to present and inspire discussion on the issues and debates that are most relevant to lymphoedema treatment and research today.
The Wound Care Handbook
The professional’s guide to wound product selection, the Wound Care Handbook is an indispensable tool for wound care professionals seeking the perfect solutions for their care.